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Risk Level 2: Low

August 18, 2008
February 3, 2009 6:11:43 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Bankpatch.C is a Trojan horse that modifies system files and attempts to steal information from the compromised computer.

Further reading:
To find out more about Trojan.Bankpatch.C, please read the Symantec Security Response blog entries:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2008 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 25, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2008 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 25, 2012 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 20, 2008
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Modifies Files: Modifies system .dll files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Elia Florio and Paul Mangan

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